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Outlier Ventures
Outlier Ventures

Technical Project Manager



IT, Operations
Canada · United States
Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Agoric is an open-source software development company bringing better security and composability to the decentralized financial infrastructure of today. Agoric is built on a JavaScript library of reusable, composable components coded by experienced community members. Our secure JavaScript smart contract platform allows developers to rapidly build secure applications on top of an ever-growing collection of reusable governance, lending, and trading components.

Agoric is dedicated to providing developers with the tools they need to build the next generation of DeFi applications. Our reliable, secure, and composable DeFi infrastructure is trusted by developers worldwide, and we are seeking an experienced Technical Project Manager to join our team in shaping the economy of the future.

About the Role

Agoric is searching for a proactive Project Manager with a track record of innovation and problem-solving. The ideal candidate will excel at managing multiple workstreams and driving the team to consistently deliver high-quality projects on time.


  • Manage and coordinate project teams across multiple workstreams, ensuring timely delivery and high-quality output.
  • Lead ticket/issue triage, prioritizing tasks based on urgency and impact to maintain focus on the highest priorities.
  • Proactively identify project risks and devise mitigation strategies to minimize delays and negative impacts.
  • Collaborate closely with partners and stakeholders, actively participating in planning sessions and contributing to project strategy.
  • Facilitate regular status meetings, promoting clear communication and collaboration among team members, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain project plans, schedules, and documentation to track progress and ensure alignment with objectives.
  • Continuously improve project management processes and tools, fostering a culture of continuous improvement within the team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager in the software industry.
  • Strong understanding of software development processes, methodologies, and tools (Agile, Scrum, Kanban, etc.).
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, with the ability to find creative solutions to challenges.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with diverse stakeholders and facilitate productive discussions.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to handle multiple workstreams and priorities effectively.
  • Proficiency in project management software (e.g., GitHub, JIRA, Asana, Trello, MS Project).


  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification.
  • Experience working with remote or distributed teams.
  • Previous experience at a fast-paced, high-growth stage internet/software company.
  • Familiarity with various programming languages, frameworks, and platforms (e.g., JavaScript, Python, Java, React, Angular, etc.).
  • Prior experience in a software development or engineering role.

Minimum Requirements

  • Work authorization in the U.S. or Canada.
  • Undergraduate degree.

Compensation Range: $125,000 - $150,000 Base salary.

Agoric is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Agoric does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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